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The African-American Vote

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In spite of reported gains by the Bernie Sanders campaign, Joe Biden took the lion's share of Black votes in Saturday’s  South Carolina primary. Denise Morris looks back at a September 2019 article on Joe Biden and the Black vote written by Black Agenda Report contributor A... Read more

Black Census Summit gives hard-to-count communities resources to ensure a fair an equitable Census

Airs at: Fri, 02/28/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The 2020 Census is a present issue for people across the U.S., and the threat of an undercount of the population can have real consequences. Census dollars are tied to population, and an undercount can result in less federal funding for the state. There are a number of h... Read more

Mike Schmidt Interview

Produced for Between Us
Mike Schmidt is a non-partisan who is running for Multnomah County District Attorney.  He talked with Don Merrill about his experience with  number of Oregon judicial organizations, what his views are on the documented "School to Prison pipeline" that exists in Oregon's pub... Read more

OUR 100th EPISODE! (It Takes A Village To Build A Village)

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 12:00am - Tue, 03/31/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
WE DID IT! WE MADE IT TO 100 EPISODES! Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

African Film Festival

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie talks to Tracy Francis, director of the Cascade Festival of African Films, which winds up this week with films devoted to women filmmakers.   Read more

False Ideals

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads from Nikole Hannah-Jones' stunning, daring, wonderful essay:  “Our democracy’s founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans fought to make it true." The essay traces 400 years of Black history in the territory now the United States.... Read more

A Phoenix First Must Burn.

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Tonight, as part of Black History and Future Month, Lady Danger shares recordings of radicals who have stood up for civil liberties throughout the ages.  Today's focus is on the work the Japanese American Citizens League did for Internment camp survivors. In 1980, Congress ... Read more

Black, Camera, Action! short films present connections between Black history and Black futures in Portland

Airs at: Thu, 02/20/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Saturday, February 22nd, Gentrification is WEIRD and Alberta Abbey will be presenting a night of short films, entitled Black, Camera, Action! The short documentary films focus on the past, present and future of Black communities in Portland, and the event will also fe... Read more

Don't Shoot PDX clinics offer empowerment through legal counsel and expanded knowledge

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Don’t Shoot Portland is a grassroots community advocacy network formed in 2014, which works through numerous pathways, be it activism, direct community education, or legislative policy, towards cultural change and ending systemic racial discrimination. Their activism and... Read more